Pictures of Angora cat
Angora cat is one of the oldest breeds, originated in Turkey. In the 16th century, it was introduced into Europe, Italy and France, and then introduced to England. It was mainly distributed in France and England, and was the most popular long hair variety at that time. In the mid-19th century, due to the appearance of Persian cats, the status of Angora cats gradually declined. At present, Angora cats are mainly distributed in Turkey, and there are few in other places. The whole body has silky long hair, brown, red, black, white four kinds of hair color, generally considered the white Angora cat is the purest. This breed of cat is quick in action and unique in character. It doesn’t like touching and holding. Angora cats will give birth to four cubs in a litter. After the kittens are born, they can open their eyes and are naughty and lovely. The most interesting thing about this place is that you like water very much. You can swim in the stream or bath and have a good rest.
Angora cat has a slender body, a large undulating back, tall and thin limbs, a long and pointed head and large ears. The whole body is covered with long silky hair, which can be divided into red, brown, black and white. It is generally believed that white is the authentic Angolan purebred cat. Angora cats are very agile and independent. The eyes are mostly blue, amber, golden yellow, mandarin duck eyes (gold and silver), the face is V-shaped, and the ears are pointed at the end, but slightly wider at the bottom. The body and limbs are slender. The Angora cat is gentle but very active.
Angora cats have excellent day and night vision. In the light, the Angora cat will narrow its pupils as narrow as a line to reduce the damage to the retina, but it will limit the wide field of vision. Angora cat’s retina is covered with a blue-green fluorescent film that enhances vision in the dark. In flash, Angora cat’s eyes can appear in various colors. Like most carnivores, their eyes face straight ahead, giving them a wide field of vision. Angora cats have poor discrimination of primary colors.
If Angora cats have only weak light here, they use their whiskers to improve their mobility and perception. The whisker can feel the very weak wind to identify where the obstruction is when it is not visible. The circle formed by the connection between the tip of the beard and the ears is just the minimum range that the body can pass through. Therefore, it can quickly judge whether the terrain can pass through in the dark.
Appearance: Angora cat has a very long body, with very large ups and downs that will appear on its back. Angora cat has very thin limbs and is very high. Its head is pointed and looks a little long. There are big ears on its head. Its whole body is covered with long hair, like silk. The colors are brown, red, black and white. Generally, people think that the purest color of Angora cat is white.
Body shape: Angora cat has a long and slender body, and its back fluctuates greatly.
Head: long wedge-shaped.
Ears: big and sharp.
Eyes: medium size, almond shaped, orange, blue, green or mandarin duck.
Nose: long nose.
Limbs: slender, forelegs slightly shorter than hind limbs.
Foot: the feet are small and round.
Tail: long tail.
Coat: glossy, slender, medium length.
Coat color: in addition to the traditional white, there are black, blue, silver gray, brown, red, two-color, stripes and other colors.
The Turkish Angora cat, also known as Ankara, is one of the oldest long haired cats. It is named after the capital of Turkey, and Ankara’s old name is Angola. In the 16th century, it has a long history. Since the introduction of Europe, that noble attitude has been very popular and become a valuable variety.
The origin of Turkish Angora cat is England. Its ancestor is a hybrid of Oriental short haired cat. It originated in 1960’s. It was not introduced into the United States until 1963. After the 1970s, it appeared in the cat show, and it also swept the United States. Even the Angora zoo in Turkey, where it originated, breeds under strict management to preserve the purebred blood of the Angora cat.